Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has saluted the nation’s First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari as she clocks 51 years.
Abiodun, who expressed delight that Hajia Buhari attains the new age in health and vigour, said she has been a pillar of support to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The governor, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, on Wednesday, further described the wife of the president as “an Amazon” who has held forte at the home front of Mr. President.
He noted that her love and advocacy programme targeted at women empowerment, emancipation from domestic violence and rape, has brought succour to a large number of women and girls in the country.
Abiodun further eulogized her for championing women participation in politics and their inclusion in government.
The statement reads in part: “As our amiable and indefatigable First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari adds another year, I join millions of people to wish you a happy birthday.
“You have been a great pillar of support for Mr. President, particularly in this period our country is confronted with challenges. Your programme, which aims at empowering our women and enhance their participation in politics as well as inclusion in government, is commendable.
“As mother of the nation, I pray that God in His infinite mercy continue to preserve you and grant you strength, vim and wisdom to carry out your duties and responsibilities.
“On behalf of my family, the good people of our dear state, I wish happy 51st birthday, long life and prosperity. You shall celebrate more years in good health and peace of mind”.